Heartfelt Causes & Effects

…would also provide an opportunity to discuss our own actions impact others in ways we might not realize. I developed the lesson using the Cause and Effects Rocket graphic organizer…

Going Marbles for STEM Hands-on Learning

…I’ve had 200 DonorsChoose projects funded with a total value of over $100,000, and I’ve learned a few tricks for getting your project funded successfully. First, try to keep your…

A Dozen Fun Ways to Wrap Up the School Year

…to their website at http://www.aimsedu.org and search for the Puff Mobiles activity. You can also find these types of activities at the NC Science Olympiad website. Ed Tech & Online

Fun Games for Learning the 50 States

…and capitals practice. Online Interactive Games Online interactive games also work well, and it’s always a perk if you can find FREE online activities. I did a quick search and…

Weekend App Attack: 3 Great Classroom Apps!

…students at once. Give each player a partner and voila! You have four students engaged on one tablet. Any app that allows more students to take advantage of the tablets

Quiet Signals and Timers

…program in the timer to count up or count down, depending on the task you want to time. One of my favorite free websites is Online Stopwatch at www.online-stopwatch.com. They have…

Interactive Whiteboards and Web Tools

…the Internet. Plickers Free Online Assessment Program Are you using Plickers? It’s a free online program for assessing students, and it’s fun! Here are some resources to check out: Plickers…

Teaching Informational Text with Magazines

…recommendations online. The easiest place to find magazine reviews of is on Amazon.com. Even if you don’t plan to purchase your magazines there, it’s really helpful to read reviews for…